Pettygrove family collection, 1843-1976.


Pettygrove family collection, 1843-1976.

Pettygrove family collection, 1843-1976.

Copies of letters to Philip Foster (1805-1884), merchant of Eagle Creek, Clackamas County, Or., from F.W. Pettygrove (1812-1887) in Port Townsend, Wash.; copies of letters to Philip Foster from others; clippings, legal documents, genealogical information, receipts, and other papers. Topics include business and family affairs.

42 items.

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Pettygrove, F. W. (Francis William), 1812-1887 (person)

Foster, Philip, 1805-1884 (person)

Philip Foster, a native of Maine who came to Oregon in the 1840s, established businesses and farms in the Willamette Valley. He served as treasurer of the Oregon provisional government, school board official in Clackamas County, farmer in Eagle River, Oregon, and he helped to build and maintain the Barlow Road. He was the brother-in-law and business partner of Francis W. Pettygrove, one of the founders of Portland, Oregon. From the description of Philip Foster papers, 1834-967 (bulk ...

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